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Fund For Slain Navy SEAL Sniper Helps Vets With PTSD

Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

Chris Kyle was a dedicated father, a decorated former Navy SEAL sniper and generous man. Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were killed by a t...

Dell's Midlife Crisis

Doug Olenick | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

When a person hits this stage in life he or she questions just about every aspect of their life. Did they make the right job choice, are they being a good parent and what is their next step? Dell is in the same position.

D.C. Is A Great Place To Look For A Job, According To This Survey

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The seat of government is a fine place to look for work. NerdWallet, an independent financial review website, earlier this month rele...

PHOTOS: Coolest Austin Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

With a vibrant arts culture, "live music capital of the world" status, and active outdoor scene, it doesn't get much more hip than Austin.

'Gay Penguin' Play Nixed In Texas School District

Posted 11.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Adorable "gay" penguins may once again be making international headlines, but one Texas school district isn't feeling the love. The Austin Statesm...

Virginia Woodruff Loves Austin

Love Letters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

To drink a beer anywhere is the god-given right of all Austinites. Take a sip at your video store, your dry cleaners or your barber shop.

10 Cities With The Fastest Job Growth

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Still struggling to find a job? It might be time to move to San Jose, Calif. A new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMS...

Billy Reid Opens Austin Shop, Good Tunes and Vibes to Follow

Joah Spearman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Joah Spearman

Austin, long considered the crown jewel of creativity in Texas, has had its fair share of high praise over the last several years.

Foreign Feminvasion, Part 2: At the 'Top of Our Game,' Tegan and Sara Take It to the Limits

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Fortunately for anyone who's developed a crush while being touched by their propulsive tunes and charismatic onstage persona, the Quin twin players continue to be a constant show of force 13 years after their first Austin appearance.

Keeping Austin Weird -- One Proud Moment at a Time

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

As in any state of the Union, good and bad things happen in Texas. As in any city or town in our country, things happen in our state's beautiful capital, Austin, that can make one feel ashamed and that can make one feel proud.

ASPCA and Community Partners Team Up to Save Lives

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Ed Sayres

Our goal is an ambitious one -- to end the killing of healthy or treatable dogs and cats in animal shelters. We don't pretend this is easy, but we are always mindful that animals like Oliver need our help.

The Wedding Photos EVERYONE Takes

Posted 08.30.2012 | Weddings

After our "10 Cliché Poses We've Seen Too Many Times" slideshow ran on August 18, Philadelphia Wedding was inspired to ask readers to name the most s...

PHOTOS: 5 Hipster Destinations You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Attention hipsters: You're probably unemployed, but you should still start planning your end of summer vacation. The cool hotels are booking up fast.

Texas School District Sued For Failing To Protect Boy With Autism From Bullying, Sexual Abuse

Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

The parents of an 11-year-old boy with autism are suing the Leander school district in Texas, claiming the district did not take the necessary measure...

What On Earth Happened At Dave Chappelle's Austin Show?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.21.2012 | Comedy

Move over, Neil Munro. When Dave Chappelle performed a show at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Tex. on Tuesday, he was largely unable to get through ...

Can't Drive 55? New Highway May Set U.S. Record For Highest Posted Speed Limit

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, June 7 (Reuters) - A stretch of highway under construction in Texas could be the first U.S. road to have a...

My Fearless Adventure: Racing at 150 mph!

Lea Lane | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I'm a bit impulsive, so when a chance came to race around a Grand Prix track at 150 miles an hour in a supercharged, ground-hugging, open-to-the-elements, hell-on-wheels speedster in Austin, Texas, I said, "Sure."

Fusebox: The Writer's Room with Bill Cotter

Turnstyle | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts
Turnstyle

This podcast features writer Bill Cotter (photo credit: Leon Alesi), talking about his creative space. Cotter constructs crossword puzzles and is th...

Fusebox: The Writer's Room with Katherine Catmull

Turnstyle | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts
Turnstyle

This podcast features writer Katherine Catmull, (photo credit: Leon Alesi) talking about her creative space. Catmull's novel Summer and Bird will...

Ethics Tips From Jack Abramoff, Disgraced Lobbyist

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | College

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 2 (Reuters) - University of Texas students got an ethics lesson from an unlikely source on Wed...

WATCH: Highlights From Hot New Comedy Festival

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy

Was the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, whose inaugural run took place last weekend in Austin, Texas, "important for comedy"? Who knows. Probabl...

Cop Fatally Shot Dog While Responding To Wrong House, Owner Says

Posted 04.18.2012 | Crime

An Austin police officer who responded to the wrong house on a domestic disturbance call is accused of fatally shooting an innocent man's dog. The ...

Cities That Never Sleep (And What To Do About It)

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Real Age has just published its ranking of the best and worst cities for sleep in the U.S., part of its "2012 Oldest and Youngest Cities" report.

Are 'Homeless Street Treats' The Next 'Homeless Hotspots'?

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

A little over three years ago Alan Graham "talked" me into visiting Austin, Texas because he knew what he was doing to help our homeless friends was s...

Fashion With a Conscience

Phil Shepherd | Posted 05.21.2012 | Style
Phil Shepherd

Shelton Green, risking everything for his unwavering dream, has created a line of fashion that both looks great and is conscious of the people who have created it.